How to Make Car Cleaning Slime: A DIY Guide

If you're anything like me, you're always on the lookout for unconventional yet oh-so-effective cleaning solutions.

Well, today's your lucky day, because I've got a DIY trick up my sleeve that's bound to leave your car looking spotless and feeling fabulous.

Say hello to car cleaning slime – your car's new best friend!

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1. Prepare the Base

Start by pouring ½ cup of Elmer’s glue into your cup holder.

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2. Add Baking Soda

Next, sprinkle 2 teaspoons of baking soda into the glue.

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3. Enhance With Contact Solution

Now, add 1 to 2 tablespoons of contact lens cleaner to the glue mixture. Watch as the cleaning slime thickens up quickly before your eyes!

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4. Mix It Up

Give everything a good stir until all the ingredients are completely incorporated. You'll notice the mixture starts to thicken almost immediately, achieving that perfect slime consistency.

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5. Let It Set

Allow the mixture to set for 5-10 minutes until it reaches a rubbery texture. Once it's solid enough to lift out of the cup holder, it's ready to work its cleaning magic!

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If it's a bit sticky and stretchy when you try to remove it, don't fret! Just dab a little contact solution onto your hands and work it like dough until it comes together.

Depending on the size and design of your cup holder, you may need to adjust the amount of ingredients used. Mixing in a separate cup or blocking off one side of the cup holder can make the process smoother.

This cleaning slime is incredibly versatile and can mold to any area, making it perfect for those hard-to-reach spots in your car.

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6. Time to Clean!

Gently press the slime into vents, cup holders, door handles, and any other nooks and crannies in your car that need a little extra attention. Then, simply peel it back off, along with any dirt and grime it picks up along the way.

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How to make slime for car cleaning

Cleaning Car Interior With Slime

Now that you've discovered the magic of car cleaning slime, it's time to put your newfound skills to the test.

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Roll up your sleeves, grab your supplies, and get ready to banish dirt and grime from every crevice of your car.

Don't forget to share your slime adventures with me!

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  • Sally Sally on Mar 14, 2024
    Can u reuse it and store it ?
  • Brenda Teague Brenda Teague on Mar 14, 2024
    Can it be used multiple times? if so, store in airtight container? b
  • Jeri Jeri on Mar 14, 2024
    Isn't this the same as The Pink Stuff?
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